Padres land Manny Machado

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Padres land Manny Machado 

Post#1 » by The Regime » Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:31 pm

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10 years, $300M :o
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Re: Padres land Manny Machado 

Post#2 » by Snakebites » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:41 pm

As a San Diego resident I’m stunned. We’ve never done anything like this.

Guess they figure he’s young enough to cornerstone around our up and comers.

Still going to be a rough season and still a low-ish payroll overall, oddly enough.
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Re: Padres land Manny Machado 

Post#3 » by rugbyrugger23 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:26 am

Sign Harper too (10x335) and have 2x 26yo locked in.

Trade for Trout — that’s right. Angels could float him since he has had some lackluster responses to their extension conversations. Padres have the #1 ranked farm system.

If Padres could add a front line SP — they could be favored team for many many years to come.
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Re: Padres land Manny Machado 

Post#4 » by GS Warriors 1 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:04 am

They really emerged late as a front runner, gotta give them props since this is what they wanted. I'm personally not a fan of these type of contracts but I can't really blame them, and they might have the most young talent in the West as we get to 2020. He also has the 6th year option if chooses to leave, I think.

OTOH, we may have seen this movie before. Alex Rodriguez in Texas...Stanton in Miami. Not usually big payroll teams who ended up deciding that they could no longer afford such a deal. Interested to see how the Padres do for the first 3-4 years.

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